Sunday June 12th, 2022 at Lansing Middle School
220 Lion Ln, Lansing Ks, 66043
Still undecided about activities for your child? Here is how Leigh’s School of Dance plans to keep our studios a safe space for our dance families:
– Small class sizes in our big studios!
– Spaced out markers on the dance floor to keep space between everyone, limited mixing and mingling, and more to provide a since of normalcy for your child and a happy dance experience.
– Hand sanitizer is outside the door of every studio. Dancers will put it on before entering every class and as the dancers leave.
– The studios are cleaned before, in between, and after all classes are done for the evening. – UV air purifiers in all air units in order to provide fresher, more filtered air and to help disinfect and stop the spread of germs.
Why choose Leigh’s School of Dance?
Our dance studio is one of the longest running and most respected dance schools in the region!
We offer a safe, family environment as well as a professional training environment.GET STARTED NOW
What Our Clients Say
With 52 years of experience in teaching dance, we have thousands of clients who understand the value and sense of family our studio offers.
“My youngest girls have grown up in this studio. The teachers have been excellent role models….One of my girls is going to college now to study dance and I owe a big thank you to the teachers at Leigh’s who believed in her and mentored her since she was a little girl. If your looking for a supportive ”dance family. Leigh’s dance school is it!
“All the teachers at Leigh’s school of dance make you feel welcomed and important, no matter what level of dancer you are. You can feel the positive energy when you walk in the studio!”
“Our family loves being involved in multiple activities. We have always been able to find a balance that let’s our kids keep dance in their lives. Leigh’s instructors will take the time to listen and work with your family so your kids can be a part of Leigh’s dance family! We have been members since 2008!”
Our Awesome TeamHere is a short introduction to some of our team
Leigh started our school of dance in 1970. Having led our dance teams to win hundreds of awards, she still loves to teach and coach students to excellence.
Nyree began her career assisting her mother in dance class when she was 12 years old. She moved to California to pursue her love of dance. She taught at a studio and was a middle school dance coach in the Los Angeles area for 10 years. She has been back teaching children and adults with us for the past 12 years. She is happy to be sharing her love of dance here at Leighs School of Dance.
Star Team Director
Amanda holds a BFA in Ballet from University of Utah, and trained with the Ballet West. She has also danced with the Missouri Ballet Theater in St. Louis and was selected to perform at ACDFA. She is also a multiple award winner with RDA and has worked with Disney Entertainment.
Shannon has been dancing since she was two years old. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Dance from Illinois State University. She has been trained in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical and Team Dance. This is her first year teaching at Leigh’s and she is super excited to share her passion of dance!
Jessica has been dancing for 22 years and teaching for 8 years with a Bachelors in Fine Arts from Southeast Missouri State University. She has worked with many top dance companies including Big Muddy, Keigwin & Company and Giordano Dance.
Stacy has been part of the Leigh’s family for many years. Stacy started her dance journey taking recreation class that led to her joining the competition team. Through high school Stacy was Miss Leigh’s dance assistant. This is when Stacy discovered her joy of teaching. She has been instructing classes for 14 years now. Stacy is full of fun and energy. Introducing old school styles with the latest trends in jazz and hip hop.
Louisa has a BS in American Dance Pedagogy from Oklahoma City University. During her time at OCU, she was a member of the American Spirit Dance Company, OCU Pep Dancers, and Spirit of Grace Liturgical Dance Company. Louisa grew up dancing recreationally and competitively in the Lawrence area. When she is not teaching dance, she works as an Emcee for Starpower National Talent Competition.
Brittany is a retired professional ballerina and teacher with over 20 years of experience. She started her early training with Jaqueline’s School of Ballet in Lindon, UT. In 2000, she joined Utah Metropolitan Ballet as an apprentice. In 2001, she received a full tuition scholarship to ABT Summer Program in New York City. Following, she returned to UMB to join the company. She became principal artist in 2004. She enjoyed many rolls but especially enjoyed performing Sugar Plum in The Nutcracker. During that time, she also taught ballet at Jaqueline’s School of Ballet and Utah Valley University. In 2006 she received a Presidential and Ballet Scholarship to Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA. However, she made the hard decision to retired from dancing and move with her husband to Houston, TX. There she taught and choreographed at many different dance studios in the area. From 2018-2020, she was the Director of AMS Dance Studio in Sugar Land, TX. In the summer of 2020, she moved to the KC area with her husband and 2 kids. Brittany is thrilled to be teaching at Leigh’s School of Dance!
Annalee began her dance journey around 20 years ago when she started at Leigh’s School of Dance at 3 years old. When she was a freshman in high school, she took her dance career a step further and decided to become an assistant. Once she graduated from high school and took a year off of dance, she realized dance was her passion and became a teacher at age 21. She says she is so grateful to be able to teach at the studio she danced at and hopes to inspire the next generation of LSOD dancers.
Trysten is pursuing a BA in dance at KU. She has been a part of Leigh’s School of Dance since she was 9 and began assisting classes at the age of 13. She is excited to begin her teaching career!